Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays

About The Show

The music on Sounds Good is a mix of legacy artists who are still making great music now (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt) deep cuts from classic artists (The Band, The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, REM) great contemporary artists who don' t receive commercial airplay (Neko Case, Wilco, Jack White, Darrell Scott, The Black Keys) and those who defy the boundaries of categorization (Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Ry Cooder, Bill Frisell, Justin Townes Earle). You'll also get a bit of World music, Blues, Soul/R&B, Reggae and Jazz.

Additionally, you'll hear interviews with newsmakers and community leaders, live music from some of our region's best musicians, our community events calendar and more.

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Playlist

April 30, 2013

11:05 AM
I’ll Fight
Artist : Wilco
Album : Wilco (the album)
Label : Nonesuch
11:09 AM
Beast of Burden
Artist : The Holmes Brothers
Album : Paint It Blue: Songs of The Rolling Stones
Label : House of Blues
11:14 AM
Representing Memphis (featuring Matt Berninger & Sharon Jones
Artist : Booker T. Jones
Album : The Road From Memphis
Label : Anti
11:25 AM
Pancho And Lefty
Artist : Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
11:30 AM
Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys
Artist : Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings
Album : The Essential Waylon Jennings
Label : Sony
11:33 AM
On The Road Again
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
11:35 AM
City Of New Orleans
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
11:42 AM
The Harder They Come
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Countryman
Label : Lost Highway
11:46 AM
Graceland
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Across The Borderline
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
11:50 AM
The Scientist
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Heroes
Label : Sony Legacy
11:56 AM
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Red Headed Stranger
Label : Columbia / Legacy
11:58 AM
Medley: Red Haired Boy, Crazy Fingers, Roanoke
Artist : Tony Trischka/Beppe Gambetta
Album : Alone & Together
Label : Alcazar
12:05 PM
Millionaires
Artist : Moonsville Collective
Album : Cradle To The Grave
Label : Moonsville Records
12:08 PM
Poison Trees
Artist : The Devil Makes Three
Album : Do Wrong Right
Label : Milan Records
12:12 PM
Elvis Presley Blues
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Time (The Revelator)
Label : Acony Records
12:30 PM
Whiskey River (live)
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
12:33 PM
Shotgun Willie
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
12:36 PM
Georgia On My Mind
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
12:42 PM
Crazy
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
12:45 PM
Always On My Mind
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : The Essential Willie Nelson
Label : Sony
12:48 PM
Nothing I Can Do About It Now
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Super Hits
Label : SonyBMG Special Markets
12:52 PM
I Never Cared For You
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Teatro
Label : Island
12:54 PM
Funny How Time Slips Away
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Storytellers Live (with Johnny Cash)
Label : American Recordings

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Culture
10:42 am
Sat October 26, 2013

Highland Games Bring Scottish Heritage Alive in Murray

West Kentucky Highland Games bring Scottish Heritage alive in Murray this weekend with games, arts, and sports. Its Master of Ceremonies Robert Valentine brings the details to Sounds Good.

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Education
3:38 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Kentucky Safe Schools Week Provides Awareness Resources

This is Kentucky Safe Schools Week (October 20-26). Kentucky Center for School Safety Resource Center Director Karen McCuiston  is promoting awareness that bullying, violence and risky behaviors threaten school safety and visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Arts
3:32 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

"Oh What a Beautiful Mornin" for Oklahoma! at Paducah Tilghman High

Laurey and Curly join Kate on Sounds Good to talk about Paducah Tilghman's production of the classic musical, Oklahoma! Elizabeth Katz plays Laurey, and Caleb Farley plays Curly in the show which opens Friday, November 1st at 7:30 PM. Saturday's performance is also at 7:30, Sunday has a matinee at 2:30.

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Business
2:48 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Rockin' 4 Research in Madisonville Benefits Cancer Society

Madisonville Hudson Toyota's Lisa Moberly talks about its "Rockin' 4 Research Festival" featuring six live bands and Relay for Life teams at the dealership Saturday, raising money for the American Cancer Society. 

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Arts
5:44 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Test your 'Mad' Writing Skills at Madisonville Community College

Madisonville Community College faculty member Scott Vander Ploeg joins Tracy to talk about a Flash Fiction Workshop coming up Saturday, November 2, and featuring Kentucky authors Constance Alexander, Normandi Ellis, and Steven R. Cope. 

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Arts
5:38 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

'Unmasking' Market House Theatre's Masquerade Ball

In the past year, Market House Theatre's Education Department produced 28 productions, featuring 87 performances and 696 performances. Friday's third-annual Masquerade Ball goes to benefit these productions.

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Arts
5:27 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Murray State Theatre Presents A Rip-Roaring Farce

"Frankly, my dear, this is one funny play…a rip-roaring farce…[with] witty, pointed dialogue and hilarious situations…" —NY Daily News.

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Culture
5:11 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

MSU's History Department Presents ROOTS 4

MSU's Department of History presents its ROOTS 4 Music Concert Tuesday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. MSU Senior Lecturer in History, Ted Belue visits Sounds good to talk about the evening featuring the Bankester Family Band, the Giant City Slickers, and Terrapin Pond performing a blend of modern Bluegrass, Gypsy-Jazz, Country-Rock, Western Swing and Folk. There is no admission charge and the public is welcome.

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Education
4:56 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Events and Activities at the Calloway County Public Library

Matt records an original radio play with middle-school kids at the library during Fall Break.

Every third Monday of the month Libraries Sound Good on WKMS. Our guest is Sandy Linn of the Calloway County Public Library whose website is available in a gazillion languages. She speaks with Tracy Ross about computer classes, book clubs, and a preview of Eeeek! The Kids of Calloway County Public Library tell an original spooky story for Halloween in the style of an old-time radio play with the help of Matt Markgraf.

See more about Calloway County Public Library Events

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Culture
4:49 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

"The Whiskey Professor" Comes to Paducah's Distillers Dinner

"Whiskey Professor" bourbon creator is the special guest of this year's Distillers Dinner. Bernie Lubbers of Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardson is the evening's speaker for the Distiller's Dinner featuring Elijah Craig this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson Center in Paducah. Elijah Craig is a small batch premium bourbon and will be paired at the dinner with a multi-course dinner catered by Artisan Kitchen. Lubbers is the author of "Bourbon Whiskey - Our Native Spirit." Tickets are $125 per person and proceeds benefit the performing arts center, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit.

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